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in your stomach when you know something is bad. >> this morning in west virginia, crews are not letting go of hope that they may still find survivors. fox 5 morning news at 6:00 continues right now. spars. >>> glad you're with us at 6:00 as we take a look at traffic commuting on the wilson bridge this morning. very comfortable commute although you might need the ac for the trip home today. thank you for waking up with fox 5 morning news this tuesday morning. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm gurvir dhindsa. we'll get to our weather in just a minute. we do want to give you the latest on that deadly palestine exploon in west virginia. 25 workers are dead and four are still missing. the search has been called off because of poor ventilation. that is happening in west virginia about 30 miles outside of charleston. >> officials say the chances of survival are slim but the crews don't want to give up. they do still consider this a rescue mission. they will go back inside once it is safe. missing miners did not make it to one of the two chambers stocked with food and extra oxygen however. >>> here in th
on the scene in raleigh county, west virginia. back to you. -- we should know more about 6:30. >>> we'll carry a news conference live at 6:30 this morning. law enforcement officials say a foreign dip los alamitos from the qatar embassy here in the district was on board a united airlines flight when he tried to smoke in the bathroom. investigators say he made a joke about lighting his shoes on fire when he was asked about the smell of smoke. authorities didn't find any explosives. they say he wasn't trying to harm anybody. the embassy of qatar did release a statement saying in part he was certainly not engaged in any threatening activity. facts were revealed this ways mistake and we urge all concerned parties to avoid reckless judgments or speculation. >>> coming up next, virginiaance governor makes an apology over his decision to declare april confederate history month in the commonwealth. what was left out of his decree he called a major omission. >>> new information about the discussion among toyota's higher-ups before the company went public with problems about its accelerator pedal. we are
investigators will arrive at a west virginia mine. dangerous gas levels fowrsed recovery crews out over the weekend. they will have to drill another hole to vent the mine before more bodies can be recovered. there will be a moment of vile eans cross west virginia at 3:30 this afternoon. virginia's governor bob mcdonnell is also calling for everybody in virginia to take part. >>> the search is on to find a man police say killed his own daughter and her mother in alexander ri. woman and three-year-old girl both found dead inside their alexandria apartment on sundayen police say there was some sort of ongoing custody dispute between the mother and the suspect. investigators say he was last seen driving a 1999 silver acura. >>> teachersal viz in the washington area jumped by more than 40% over last decade. teachers in montgomery county top out with the region's highest salaries, more than $103,000 for the longest serving teachers. other jurisdictions in virginia saw modest increases. >>> coming up next a mother's controversial cigs scition to return her adopted son to russia sparking intern
virginia. >> conditions inside the mine still too dangerous for rescue crews to enter and hope is beginning to fade. fox 5 morning news continues now at 6:00. >>> good morning. thank you so much for waking one fox 5 morning news this wednesday morning, april 7th. there is a live look it morning at our nation's capital and temperatures around 07 degrees already. i'm gurvir dhindsa. >> i'm steve chenevey. >> we are following some breaking news right off the top this morning. this is happening in laurel where four people were shot early this morning. two of the victims were found on hitching post lane. two others found about a mile away on alma avenue. police say this happened about 1:00 this morning. we don't have any word on the victims' identities. we will have a live report coming up later this hour. >> let's check in with tony perkins. can't believe we were 90 degrees yesterday. >> and believe it or not, we'll be there. the average for yesterday was 6 # degrees. our normal high for the day. today, we'll be right up there again. there is no precipitation this morning. humidity is around th
>>> rescue teams re-entered a west virginia mine early this morning. >> what officials say is the missing miners' only chance of survival. >>> get ready for traffic trouble next week. some of the busiest commuter routes will be shut down as world leaders gather for the nuclear security summit. fox 5 morning news continues right now. >>> good morning to you. it is friday morning, april 9, 2010. a live look at the washington monument. i'm gurvir dhindsa. >> i'm steve chenevey. rough weather rolled through last night. the rain has cleared out. be prepared if a big change from the temperatures we have seen all week. those temperatures that were in the 90s just a day or so ago. we were outside enjoying the afternoon yesterday. you could literally just feel that change. >> when the wind picks it was r i was outside with my family. when the wind picked up, said here comes the front. we got some pretty good thunderstorms as you mention last night through the area. we have some heavy rain. reagan national, i'm pretty impressed because times their numbers are low. they got 3-7b9 26 i
. story in virginia will be northbound i-95 at rappahannock. you will find some traffic is squeezing through there single file to the left. already about a mile and a half backup trying to make your way through fredericksburg. traveling closer in to the beltway, no problems to report leaving newington and springfield headed up onto 395. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >>> we are following several developing stories from overseas this thursday morning. ash clouds from an erupting volcano in iceland disrupting air travel in northern europe notch flights are allowed in british air space and airports in scotland are closed. the united states has frozen most trans-atlantic flights n iceland, ash isn't the only problem. there is all flooding because the volcano is now erupting into a glacier sending water gushing down the mountain side. >>> in rush yitzhak rabin the foreign ministry has said that all u.s. adoptions of russian children have been suspended. this is fallout from the case of that tennessee woman who sent her adopted 7-year-old son back to moscow alone on a plane.
. >> the plan is to make america less dependent on foreign oil. president says virginia will be the first atlantic seaboard statelingible to resume drilling for oil and natural gas. the virginia governor says that decision is a positive step in energy exploration. >> a year ago, when i was just a candidate for govenor, i talked about a vision of having virginia be the energy capital of the east coast and it would take a comprehensive approach to energy development. >> environmental groups are opposed to mri oil platforms off of the coast. >> coming up next, supporters say it is a simple safety move. opponents say it is meant to force immigrants off the road. >> talking about what big change that could be coming to the weight one state gives its driver's license tests. >>> five d.c. men arrested for plotting a terror attack. they take another step toward learning their fate. ñ'ñ'ññoç÷]]óéñ÷÷ññóÑ,ñnn ?y;p;p/0ñññ÷÷qqaaaek]]suwwqukkksggokjÑ=;vjÑ3ñçogñgñgÑÑç??oóco!%%áh÷pñpñhñx÷x÷xñx÷0ñ ñ ñ'ñ ?p?p?p?p?p?p?p/p/p?p/p/pó
governor, virginia governor and d.c. mayor adrian fenty will all meet in alexandria. the thee plan to discuss what came out of that meeting later this morning. >>> president obama speaking before a crowd in california. got a little rowdy there. the president stumping for fellow democrats to raise money for upcoming mid-term elections. he is standing beside senator barbara boxer. hecklers interrupted the president several times during his speech some calling on him to repeal the military's don't ask, don't tell policy. >> i'm sorry. do you want to come up here? all right. because can i just say once again barbara and i are supportive of repealing don't ask, don't tell so i don't know why you are hollering. >> president obama's events are expected to raise as much as three and a half million dollars for senator boxer and the democratic national committee. >>> coming up next the president and vice president are heading to west virginia this weekend to help remember the 29 workers killed in the worst mining disaster this country has scene in decades. >>> another round of recalls for to
spring into bethesda. here we are crossing the american legion bridge as we head into virginia. can you see all of your lanes are wide open and looking great right there. we do have delays reported 210 northbound from old forth fort road to palmer road inform you are traveling d.c. 295 headed onto howard road, the signals are now fixed. 395 northbound right here just before seminary road in the hov lanes. disabled bus blocks the right side of the roadway so just stay to the left. not affecting traffic with the lighter volume. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >>> police in virginia are trying to figure out how a body wound up in a pond in manassas. crews recovered the body around 10:30 last night. it was in a pond behind a apartment complex. there was a report of a missing man in the last couple of days but investigators say right now they are not sure if the body found is that of the missing man. >>> all charges dropped now against the 14-year-old arrested in last month's shooting spree. the city now says 14-year-old malik carter had nothing to do with the south capital str
next, it doesn't matter if you take metro, if you drive in d.c., maryland or virginia, you could wind up having to pay more to improve the troubled transit system. >>> remember balloon boy, the parents who made up the whole elaborate story about their son floating away in a balloon. those parents will have to pay a whole lot of money now. we'll tell you how much after the break. >>> they set off a national media blitz and a massive search by emergency crews when they lied about their son floating away in a balloon. now they will have to pay up literally. they agreed to pay about $36,000 in restitution to the colorado sheriff's department and other agencies involved in the search for the boy. the agencies were seek about $48,000. they did negotiate that done a little bit but still have to cough up $36,000. >> as well they should. >> uh-huh. >> yep. a lot of money and manpower looking for that boy. >> how did we get our time back that we spent watching that ordeal. >> that was a choice you made, my friend. if we had nice are days outside, we could enjoy them. >> today will not be one of
meeting tonight. >>> there is an expected economic boost for virginia defense contractor north roll grumman moving its court headquarters to the commonwealth. they currently employ 300 people at its corporate headquarters in los angeles. >>> as we look at some other top sisterries this morning, dose police arrested another suspect in last month's drive- by shooting that left four people dead. jeffrey best is the fifth person arrested. d.c. police chief kathy lanier says this will be the last arrest. all five people face murder charges. a 14-year-old who was originally accused of being the getaway driver has been cleared of any connection with the case. >>> investigators now know how an escaped prisoner got out of his handcuffs actually union official said terrence moore heard about the key from other inmates who knew it was hidden behind a pay phone. it took 11 hours to recapture moore. >>> metro workers will join a national row test on the hill today. thousands of transit workers from around the world will push lawmaker to allocate more money for america's mass transit systems. the
much. >> let's check in with julie wright and look at traffic. >> the problems right now in virginia, if you are traveling northbound along glebe road at eighth street, overnight crash took out a utility pole so the roadway remains closed northbound glebe road at eighth street while they try to restring some wires. meanwhile, if you are making the trip southbound along 270, lanes are open out of hyattstown, below speed here as you work your way out towards the truck scales. no incidents, just volume delays. 270 also in good shape as you continue out of rockvillehooded rockvillehood -- voccolaville out towards the split. you are up to speed in each direction at the wilson bridge. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >>> investigators are rying to figure out how a man died in arlington. police responded to an ain't at the wildwood park apartments on columbia pike and a suspect died. medics tried to revive that suspect. the story is still unfolding. we'll have a crew live on the scone and more details coming up at 6:30. >>> now to the developing story of the environmental disa
french teacher stuck in virginia said it was a learning opportunity. she had a chance it find out more about the civil war. she call her extended layover a great pleasure, just a little bit too long. >>> today is the 40th anniversary of earth day. a big rally planned for the national mall on sunday. thousands are expected for the earth day climate rally which starts at 11:00 sunday morning and it runs all day. >>> did you run into a little trouble with your computer yesterday. we'll have details on a software glitch that caused computers across the country to reboot repeatedly. soy a good excuse to redo your kitchen. why the government may give you some cash to get rid of those old appliances. v >>> president barack obama heading to new york later this morning to drum up support for an overhaul of the financial industry. the president will talk with students at cooper union college not far from wall street. the white house says the president's speech will remind americans what is at stake in reforming the financial system. >>> so we had cash to clunkers. now get ready fo
for metro customers if you ride the yellow or blue lines. a bit after slow go in virginia. metro single tracking between the reagan airport and the crystal city station because of a derailment. metro service says normal service should be back up and running farrly soon. >>> julie wright has the traffic now. >> we'll start off with the crew in sky fox. we have abeen checking out the ride around town. for those traveling westbound 495, tip kiel slowdown now awaiting you as you travel west of new hampshire avenue. -- typical slow downnow awaiting you as you travel west of new hampshire avenue. we'll take it back inside and update the ride southbound along 270. lane are open on the top stretch approaching and passing 109. we do find delays here in germantown headed south of father hurly boulevard. you will slow again montrose road headed out towards the split. coming in from the west, 66 is slowing in manassas. you will find delays at 13, nutley street to the beltway. live shot here the inbound new york avenue. you will find delays trying to get through the traffic lights here at bladensbu
at a school in virginia when a 12-year-old showed up with a gun. police say the sixth grade boy flashed the weapon to friends at his bus stop and when he got to the potomac middle school, he pulled the gun out, put it to his head and threatened to hurt himself. the teacher was able to get the gun way from him. police say the gun belonged to one. his parents and was legally registered. >>> the maryland general assembly worked late into the night approving new legislation and later this morning, the governor will sign several of the approved bills into law. they approved a $13.2 million operating budget. among the deals they got done, a ban on hand held cell phone reduce use while driving. drivers could be fined $40. anti-gang laws that would make it easier to prosecutor pr gang members an enforce stiffer penalties against them also passed. maryland lawmaker have also approved several changes that will crack down on sex offenders in response to the murder of 11-year-old sarah foxwell murdered last december allegedly by a registered sex offender. also, changes approved yesterday, lifetime
houston to virginia landed safely in greenszboro yesterday. somebody found the word bomb written on a bathroom mirror on the plane. the plane eventually made it to dulles. >>> there is disturbing news out of dulles. a cintder gated were class has come under attack. a man stabbed 28 children this morning. he also wounded two teachers and a security guard. -- a kindergarten class has come under attack. >>> the senate starts debate on the financial reform overhaul later today. republicans ended their three- did i filibuster last night -- three-day filibuster last night. >>> we'll talk more about the proposed financial overhaul coming up in today's business beat. >>> coming up next ache popular d.c. newspaper making a comeback. >>> the new immigration law in arizona is not sitting well with local lawmakers. what they are ask to you do about it. >>> we'll update the caps situation. the outcome of game seven was not good but we'll find out more.  [ beeping ] ♪ my country ♪ 'tis of thee ♪ sweet land ♪ of liberty ♪ of thee i sing [ laughs ] ♪ oh, lan
. we've dropped off to 53 degrees in the district. manassas, virginia at 43 degrees. winchester, it is 46. cambridge, maryland coming in at 48 degrees this morning. not a lot to show you on the map today. got some high clouds that will push through the area. high pressure in control. conditions will remain quiet. our winds will be calm. any real weather that happens is going to go around us but some of those high clouds will work their way over that ridge of high pressure. we'll see some high, thin clouds during the course of the day today. mostly sunny skies. here is at the forecast look like for today, mostly sunny skies. a warm afternoon. our average high for this date would be 62 degrees. so way high of 77 degrees, how much higher than normal is that? 15degrees. that is right. very good. we are looking at a mild night. 54degrees for your overnight low, clear skies, calm winds. then your five-day forecast, more of the same for the foreseeable future. how about this for your easter weekend. saturday, 79 degrees. sundays, a few clouds in
in virginia, 395 northbound leaving duke street continuing up towards seminary road. all lane are open. earlier disabled vehicle that we had in the roadway has cleared. kenilworth avenue still blocked off because of emergency roadwork. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >>> our top story this morning, as police piece together clues in the murder of a d.c. principal, his staff and students go back to work today. >> a coworker went to brian betts' home last week when he didn't show up for work. they found he had been shot to death. michelle rhee recruited him to take over the consolidated shaw and garnet middle schools. students say his murder leaves an unimaginable void. >> he has always helped us with our grades, always been around happy. and for something like this to happen out of nowhere. >> my staff would come back from a visit at the school and say that place is alive. the kids love being there. the adults love being there. it is such a positive place to be and that is a huge testament to the work that he did. >> still no word this morning on suspects or a motive in the
air force one left north carolina for west virginia yesterday. he had a car stocked with police gear and guns. the secret service says he never got close to the president. >>> the president met with the reverend billy graham while he was in north carolina being his first meeting. they shared a private prayer and conversation. the reverend fwra ham gave the president two bibles, one for the president and one for the first lady. >>> this week, the country will honor the late civil rights leader dr. dorothy height. she died last week at the age of 98. there was a special celebration in her honor yesterday at temple pasttivity church. tomorrow, her body will lie in repose. >>> police are asking for help in the search for two missing people. first, 71-year-old arthur taylor last seen sunday morning near his home in forth washington, maryland. he may be wearing a red and gray jacket, blue jeans and white sneakers. police are concerned because he has medical condition which require medication. >>> also, d.c. police looking for a missing 14-year-old girl. she was last seen friday morning ear
you reach the virginia visitors center. accident activity, the two right lanes are tied up at the point. traffic slows again fair oaks to 123, nutley street to the beltway. coming across the wilson bridge, our stalled car tying up the left side of the road as you continue over towards oxon hill toward standery. >>> speed cameras are apparently not pulling in enough money. the state high huh administration says the cameras are not collecting enough fines to pay for what it costs to run them but crashes are down. >>> trains will be sharing one track on the we had, blue, orange and green lines starting tonight at 10:00. can you add 40 minutes to your travel time. there will probably be big crowds on metro this weekend because the nationals, capitals and d.c. unite all have games. >>> tax day is now behind us and as you might mansion, the first family paid uncle sam on time. president obama and the first lady earned $5.5 million, move of that from book sales. first company paid nearly $1.8 million in federal attacks and they gave more than $300,000 to charities. i imagine they
and that is causing some dehass as you travel out of d.c. heading into virginia. no accidents to report traveling eastbound on 66 leaving manassas towards the beltway. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >>> the super bowl, all the way to the super bowl. all we needed is a good quarterback. we have great receivers. >> amazing what one move will make from almost worst to first, redskins fans now dreaming of the playoffs and maybe the super bowl once again after the burgundy and gold picked up rival quarterback donovan mcnabb. it is a big day also for your washington nationals. >> it is opening day. dave ross has an opening day preview and all to talk more about this big trade. is it a good deal for the skin in. >> i think so. like you guys just said, you've got fans talking about the super bowl. the guy hasn't put on a jarsy yet officially. that is what you happen when you get a guy like don haven't macnab. could have you a bigger sports day? i don't think you can. but we'll start with donovan mcnabb and exactly what are the trade details? let's take a look at them. a simple deal actuall
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